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and remind the world why the united states of america is the greatest nation on earth. >> this is about america, the can you be the we love. it is in trouble. it needs our help. we are going to take it back and make sure is that america remains the hope. >> a challenger aim to go stop him. it's been a long road for him. >> if you think the government is bed holden-- >> speeches. >> it took the president 14 days. >> he did call it an act of terror. >> i am sorry, i-- >> they had spins. >> turn out to vote for me. >> and now finally the voting by us and our neighbors to choose a president. >>> this is 9 news now. good evening on this election neat. what seems like the longness next is all but done. it really looks like president obama is going for a second term. here is a look at the vote so far. 50% of mitt romney, 48% for the president. and now to the electoral vote, 272 to win, mitt romney with 187 an obama with 148. but again, some key swing states seem to be going to the presidents direction. >> and we should note we saw both president obama and mitt romney campaigning quite a bit in
a word that you are saying. [laughter]. >> going in the right direction. america loves what obama is doing for our country. he has it going for us and we just hope everyone can work together and unite this country together. >> reporter: thank you very much. [crowd yelling]. yelling]. >> all right. that's the celebration in the heart of washington, d. c. and urban areas and places where there was a lot of diversity and put president obama over the top in this election. when you look at the vote count it will show that president lost with white men but won big with latinos and huge with african americans and was able to use the gender gap and won a majority of the women voters. >> the youth vote also critical and so many made their opinions known or facebook and twitter. let's go to kristin. >> reporter: as you can imagine today, twitter, facebook was just blowing up. everybody voicing their opinions, sharing pictures and whatnot. i'm joined by web producer simon lamb. this is called the trends map. it shows you what people are tweeting about. right before it was announced obama has
. >> and we know in our heart that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> the voters speak, huge victory for president obama. >> all the key battleground states including ohio. >> we are not as divided as our politics suggest. we were made more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> reporter: the crowd here in chicago is going bananas. >> reporter: there is a sense of deflate and defeat in this room. >> i still wish i could lead the country in a different direction but the nation shows another leader. >> the president has been reelected but nobody's put a stamp of approval on his program. >> the republicans have maintained control of the house of representatives, and democrat also still be in charge of the senate. >> it's now whether president obama decides to come into office, use his victory as an opportunity to make compromises with republicans. >> apparently all you have to do is show up in a nice suit, give free health care, save the auto industry and kill bin laden and that old girl will put o
when the news continues, so how does america heal after such a polarizing election? next we'll tuck to a political -- talk to a political analyst to finds out -- find out. >>> president obama came out the winner last night but it was the most divisive national campaign in memory. that's one of the headlines from rollcall.com. so what can the president do to unite the country? with me now with some analysis is roll call's jonathan strong. jonathan, thank you for being here with us i know you haven't had that much sleep. you were at one of the parties last night and you said overall the democrats were happy but there's a caveat to that. they weren't completely happy. why not? >> right. they did very well in the senate. unbelievably well in the senate. president obama won re-election pretty handily when some people thought it would be close. but in the house, they did not ping up very -- pick up very many seats. somewhere between six and eight seats, they needed 25 to take control to have came which are and a difficult cob -- chamber in 2014. so there was a little bit of undercurrent o
will address the fiscal deadline facing america. and congress says if they do not reach an agreement by january 1 on spending, the u.s. could fall into a recession. tara mergener has more. >> reporter: today, president obama will urge lawmakers to work with him to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff. the cliff is a series of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in at the end of the year, unless republicans and democrats can reach a deal. both sides say they are willing to work together. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. i think better heads will prevail. >> reporter: a fight over taxes is already looming. democratics want families making more than $250,000 a year to pay more. republicans reject that idea. they want cuts to entitlement programs and are pushing tax reform that closes loopholes and eliminates some deductions. >> this is an opportunity for the president to lead. this is his moment. to engage the congress and work towards a solution ha can pass both chambers. >> reporter: since the election, both the president and
for this friday. joining me now is johnny booker, the executive director of reemploying america. jobs always a good story. how can people find these coming up this week, right? >> coming up on friday. at the washington convention center. we will be holding a career fair, reemploying america. >> people need to bring what on friday? >> their resumes, their best presentation about their experience, and to bring excitement about meeting one on one a lot of sponsors who have real jobs, who they will be able to converse with about. >> practice that pitch in the mirror and get ready and polish yourself up. there are some pretty big name sponsors coming up here that are looking to hire some people. which ones? >> american express, the coke cola company, general motors. we have d.c. water. we have several hospitals, sibley and others. and we are really -- we've impressed upon these sponsors to please have real oprtunities so people can begin the process of assuring they will get a job. >> you don't want people walking through the motions and not getting the job. >> no. >> the communities you're tryin
to voters all day long all over america as they left the polls today and 52% told us that the country on the wrong track. 46% said the country is headed in the right direction. and that's more than twice as many as the last time we asked four years ago. when we asked which quality in a ancandidate is most important to them, 29% said a vision for the future. 28% said shares my values. 20% cares about me. and 19% said the most important quality in a candidate is that he is a strong leader. our entire campaign 2012 team is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out
of the hangman's noose. and that's where america is unless it does something about this. >> now at a time when we've got 30 days or so to focus on really important things, we get the first scandal. lord only knows how long to divert everybody's attention. >> do you think it's getting more coverage than the negotiations in congress or the fiscal cliff? >> by a factor of ten. >> steve kroft, good to see you, thank you. >>> two weeks after superstorm sandy, some 35,000 customers in the hardest hit areas still have no power. gas rationing ended in new jersey this morning, but continues in new york city and long island. new york governor andrew cuomo is asking the federal government for $30 billion more in disaster aid. cuomo also says long island's main power company was not prepared and he is planning an investigation. >>> it is time now to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the wall street journal" reports on a prediction on the united states will become the world's largest oil producer eight years from now. according to an independent consulting firm, a boom in shale
of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: a much more reserved somber environment at mitt romney's campaign headquarters last night in massachusetts. now the former governor there spoke around 1:00 a.m. that's almost two hours after the first projects came out that he was -- projections came out that he was probably going to lose that race. excerpts and a half hour at 6:30. the big question this morning heading into you know the next year and president obama's next four years in office is will he be able to do more in his second term given the fact that we still have a republican controlled house? here on capitol hill? back to you. >> all right, kristin fisher thank you. there were also some critical issues that marylanders voted on yesterday. one of the most controversial? gay marriage. it passed 52% to 48%. now the state will be the first to approve same sex marriage by popular vote. there's also the dream act ballot which passed 59% to 41%. undocumented immigrants are now allowed to pay in-state
and to thereby improve their country. >> as for this generation of americans, america's favorite historian is less than enthusiastic. >> we are raising children in america today who by in large historically are ill it illiter. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm byron pitts. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar, which may cause sym
's consequential and making a difference. >> reporter: petraeus, one of america's most decorated soldiers, has called his infidelity unacceptable and unfair to his wife holly who he publicly praised at his military retirement. >> needless to say, i'll never be able to adequately express my love and appreciation for all that she has done. but i can at least say here this morning thanks, hol, i love you. (applause) >> reporter: the f.b.i. is now winding down. no one faces charges. members of congressional intelligence committee, though, are angry they were not put in the loop during the petraeus investigation. but the f.b.i., scott, says with no national security issues involved such notification was not required. >> pelley: bob, petraeus has been talking to some of his friends and i understand you talked to one of those friends today. >> i did, scott. the friend that i talked to says he's been in touch with petraeus on a regular basis since friday. he says petraeus is deeply disappointed in his own behavior. he says his wife hallly is furious about the whole thing. petraeus is telling close ass
of america -- 29.92 inches of mercury, pretty big band of snow through northern and central new jersey. that will go on till 1:00 or 2:00 in the morning. don't travel through philadelphia and new york from about 3 p.m. to midnight we tweeted last night and that was the case. you may see a couple wet flakes later on tonight as colder air gets drawn into the system, but for the most part just light rain. winds may gust to 25 after midnight. temperatures are chilly, though. 40 in rockville. our average high is 62. we were only 46 today, 40 in great falls, fairfax, 42 in college park and 40 in bowie. tracking the nor'easter, light rain or snow east of town tonight, stays dry in the western suburbs and tomorrow morning's commute will describe as well. dress for the 40s tomorrow because of the wind. our futurecast right about now, we see the rain in baltimore, the snow in southern sections of new jersey and a little bit on the delmarva. it briefly comes back to the west and then by about 11:00 tonight it is gone. then the good news, we clear out pretty fast. tomorrow morning early clouds, bu
his final preelection speech. this year virginia had to make do. >> there is no quit in america and never has been. >> romney hits four states and just added two more on election day. ohio and pennsylvania. a last minute effort to broaden the battleground. romney's closing argument that his victory will bring real change from day 1. and president obama has failed to deliver. >> you hope president obama would live up to his promise to bring people together. he hasn't. i will. >> 9news now. >> in most of the national polls, the candidates are in nearly a dead heat. obama leads romney 48.8% to 48.1%. >> bruce johnson. four years ago when obama became the first african american to win the white house, the crowds on the street erupted and the celebrations went well into the night. >> also had to do with being able to exhale. we were done with bush. >> thousands will gather tomorrow in the restaurant to watch the results. >> i think we'll be prepared to make our toast at around 10:30, 11:00. >> other supporters are hopeful than confident >> if the younger americans don't show up to vo
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the united states of america. >> god bless you. god bless america! >> god bless america adds to something unexpected like hanging chads. this is over in four days. anita? >> don't jinx us, gary. tuesday's weather could play a role in voter turnout. here is topper with a look at what you can expect from the all-important swing state. >> reporter: yes, here are most of the swing states. good news. a little bit of rain in wisconsin, maybe 45 with some light rain in milwaukee. but by early november for early november, that's not bad actually. some clouds in des moines, 56. dubuque, 45 with clouds. ohio looks fantastic. sunshine, temperatures in the 40s. mid-50s for cincinnati. that's about as good as it gets for november and ohio. now in new hampshire, we've got upper 30s in berlin. low 40s here. also with sunshine. west virginia and north carolina, this may be a little overdone. clouds will be on their way in. we'll be dry in virginia. 49 in lees, 52 in richmond. light rain possibly in raleigh, which may hold off until the polls close and 50 in charlotte. florida, showers, no big deal. some
of an increasingly assertive china and america's renewed focus on the region? we talk to defense news' own bureau chief for some answers. but first the national guard plays a critical role in america's national security. at home, supporting disaster relief operations as in the wake of superstorm sandy that devastated parking lots of the northeast -- parts of the northeaster operations worldwide including afghanistan. while the guard is part of the air force, units -- units in each state are under the command of governors and so the guards relationship with the active duty force can sometimes be strained. that's been the case since february when the air force said that of 9,900 proposed personnel cuts, 5100 would come from the guard. a move that sparked a fire storm of protests on capitol hill. lawmakers governors and guard leaders accused the air force of failing to coordinate cuts they say fell disproportionately on citizen airmen and in protest the congress prohibited the air force from executing $9 billion in cuts freezing the services ability to shed personnel to meet targets for the budget.
. mitt romney and president obama both talked about the storm. >> when disaster strike, we see america at its best, all the petty differences that consume us all seem to melt away. >> reporter: that was earlier this week. >> i drove by a group of protesters today, out there chanting "four more years" our chant is "five more days." this is lime for real change. when i'm elected president, we'll bring change to america. >> attacks cut that favor is wealthy is not change. >> reporter: it is friday, saturday, sunday, monday, four days to go. >> we'll have to come up with a new slogan tomorrow. >> reporter: the 225,000 maryland voters voted by the end of tuesday night. i should have said by the end of last night, but it is close, abc news posts obama 49, romney 48. some say obama 49, romney 47. anyone can make a difference. new consumer confidence survey is up. tomorrow, watch the last unemployment report before the election. it is close and anything can make a difference. >> it is. gary. so are you getting a little tired of politics? a four year old little girl burst into tears after heari
. >> reporter: it's your cable box. >> television made such a big impact of the way we eat in america today. i mean, it has changed the whole climate of eating totally and for the better. >> reporter: when julia child took to the air waves, it seemed cooking shows appealed more to the golf and opera crowd. >> we're going to make beef stew in red wine. >> reporter: now food is cool. even edgy. >> i love apples in in this. amazing. >> reporter: as much about pop culture. a frenzy fueled by social media. >> everybody is a restaurant critic. >> reporter: everybody? everybody. so if you mess up a meal today, you can see maybe 200, 300 people know it already before i go to sleep because this guy or this woman tweeted it to all their friends. >> reporter: look what happened this past week when a "new york times" critic took a less than charitable bite out of celebrity chef's new restaurant. it became instant water cooler fodder. >> people just seemed completely and totally obsessed with food. everybody is talking about it. >> reporter: this woman is a free lance writer and food blogger, part of the f
for the relationship with america and across asia. but first, since office, the obama administration has made reforming how -- a top priority, and so far, experts say, those efforts have helped save billions of dollars a year. still, in unveiling the budget plans earlier this year can the pentagon said that it would have to save a whopping $60 billion from efficiencies, if it's to afford the key priorities in an era of declining resources what has the pentagon done so far? and how do you ring efficiency from an organize as diverse and far flunk as the defendant department? joining us is david wennergren, the department's assistant deputy chief management officer. sir, welcome to the program. >> thank you. >> so your office was created co help drive the efficiencies across the department. and the goal is to save $60 billion overall. how do you do that? is it by making minor changes to just about everything, for example, legacy programs? is it through sweeping major reforms? is it eliminating work? what is the strategic approach you guys are taking to save money? >> it takes a little bit of all those thi
of america. it's a choice between the return to the top-down economic policies that crashed our economy or a vision that says we've got to build a strong foundation based on a strong and growing middle-class. (cheers and applause) an opportunity for everybody, not just some. >> reporter: in these final frantic days, he's been embraced by bill clinton, in new hampshire, serenaded by bruce springsteen in madison and stevie wonder in cincinnati. today mr. obama had this message for supporters who may have lost some faith over the past four years. >> so you know where i stand. you know what i believe. you know i tell the truth. and you know that i'll fight for you and your families every single day as hard as i know how. you know that about me. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: a top aide tells me that over the past few days the president has grown visibly more relaxed as he slides from rally to rally on air force one, first because he's very confident in the outcome but also because he knows that no matter what happens tomorrow, scott, this is the last race he'll ever run. >> pelley: conf
lose confidence in your ability to command and i think people can understand that when america sends its sons and daughters to these senior commanders they expect absolute integrity and the highest level of personal conduct as they should. i can't be the judge here. we don't have all the facts. we have to wait to see what shows up. it sounds like secretary panetta is take a very prudent approach. >> what did you think when you heard jill kelly this tampa socialite had got end letters from general petraeus and general allen on behalf of her sister who was involved in a custody fight. is that normal or unusual at all. >> i wouldn't say it's normal but it's not unusual. if both generals knew the sister and her family situation and were able to make some sort of character comments in a letter that would be helpful in any kind of a proceeding then i, you know, as friends you're obligated to do that. >> no one should jump to conclusions here obviously and we've been warned about that but do you knowing washington believe that general allen's nomination for nato is in jeopardy? >> i think j
." after nearly two years of campaigning and two billion dollars spent, it is time for america to choose its next president. >> polls show the two candidates in a dead heat. we'll talk with both sides and go live to the key battleground states. >>> and how will superstorm sandy affect the election as new york and new jersey brace for another big storm tomorrow? >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> we're one day away if a fresh start. one day away from the first day of a new beginning. >> it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands now. it's in yours. all of it depends on what you do. >> polls open as america picks a president. >> new hampshire. the first in the nation to cast their ballots. >> this has never happened before in dixville. we have a tie. >> this race is close. >> ohio is the battleground of all the battleground states. >> it's coming down to one thing, turnout. which side gets their voters to the polls. >> all of a sudden, pennsylvania. mitt romney on election day will visit pittsburgh. >> you see pennsylvania turni
to honor the 9/11 anniversary on the capitol steps. ( band playing "god bless america" ) >> kroft: the only major piece of legislation to reach the floor that week was a jobs bill for veterans. >> there are already six programs for veterans now, and this would be a new one. >> kroft: the bill was defeated. on thursday, the senators were headed back to their districts without dealing with issues like the impending budget cuts to 1,000 government programs that will happen january 1 unless the senate takes action. we did notice that they passed a resolution right before adjournment designating a day to raise awareness for elderly people who fall down. >> olympia snowe: we should be individually and collectively embarrassed about our failure. >> kroft: in march, republican senator olympia snowe of maine announced that she would not seek a fourth term, citing frustration with the institution. she is one of the last in a nearly extinct group of senate moderates who championed compromise. the others have died off, been defeated in party primaries, or resigned. snowe decided she could be more effec
. allison for cbs news, staten island, new york. >>> america online is coming to the aid of residents devastated by hurricane sandy. volunteers loaded up a tractor trailer full of relief supplies in dulles. water, batteries, diapers and other essentials are on their way to some of the communities hardest hit by the storm . >> the support for this initiative has been spectacular. local businesses have, as well the wal-mart, the big lots local here in sterling. we got ahold of our shopping list last night and actually gave us 10 and 20% off of all the items that we were purchasing. >> the volunteers intend to distribute the relief supplies in new jersey and long island over the next couple of days. >>> in the meantime, you have been donating a lot of your money to the red cross, after sandy. the agency received nearly $35 million through early friday morning. while the initial outpouring has been strong, the destruction has been huge. and the red cross still needs your help. and helping doesn't get much easier than this. by visiting our facebook page, for everyone who likes wusa 9, we w
romney is looking at america through the 47% prism. >>> shots rang out as the fbi swat teamed served a warrant in the 6700 block of kipling parkway. gunfire erupted around 6:30 this morning. the fbi says that no one was hit. they're also not saying who fired the shots. one woman was transported for a minor injury that was unrelated to the shooting and has since been released. the fbi will not say what the search warrant was for. >>> someone stole mike shanahan's passport and also some money. this happened two weeks ago while the redskins were in pittsburgh playing the steelers. there's no word on how much money was taken. the money and passport was stolen from shanahan's locker at the heinz field. >>> three people were killed after hamas fired rockets into israel. they are the latest fatalities of the latest e conflict to hit the coastal region. five others were injured in that attack. >>> president obama is visiting new york city today. he's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to state
became one of america's most revered and decorated soldiers. he also portrayed himself as a dedicated family man. the father of two grown children, publicly praised his wife holy during his senate confirmation hearing. >> she is an army daughter, an army wife, an army mother and an advocate for military families. i've been blessed to have had her in my corner for some 37 years and 23 moves. i appreciate the opportunity this afternoon to recognize her publicly. >> reporter: but in his parting message to his work force, petraeus confessed a moral failing, saying he used extremely poor judgment that was unacceptable, he said, as a husband and as the leader of the central intelligence agency. just 14 months into his tenure as director, the man in charge of america's secrets was broad down by one of his own. >> osgood: ahead, like night and day. and a portrait... >> i want to be wanted by everyone, you know. >> reporter: at of actress sally field. thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can
cuts. well, maybe. but maybe not, karen. i think however this is surely more evidence of america's schizophrenic nations about sex. we utilize hot sex with young beautiful people in our entertainment and advertising but claim to value old- fashioned virtues like month nothing gappy and -- monogamy and self-discipline. perhaps it's hard to have both. then there's this. topper keeps telling us about the terrapins and redskins weather on saturday and sunday. remind him d.c. united has weather, also. weather has been very significant to the team recently. there are people who follow soccer, football in this area and your broadcasts and they might need to know the weather for their team. i asked topper about that. and he says he does talk about the d.c. united weather. just not as much as the redskins and other are other more popular teams because other teams are more popular. he does have love for the united. he just has more love for the redskins and terrapins. that's all. we hope you send us an e-mail or two. the address is mailbag@wusa9.com. that is our report. we'll be back at 11
'll want to hear about it. >> and looking for a new career? coming up how america's obesity epidemic is actually spawning thousands of new jobs. >>> in tonight's health alert part 5 of our series on america's obesity epidemic, more than 1/3 of us adults in this country are considered seriously overweight and as reporter bigad shaban explains, those disturbing statistics seems to be fueling a rise in the number of personal trainers. >> reporter: ryan harbreck struggled to lose weight on his own for most of his life. >> my knowledge is working out is very limited and just kind of stumbling, no real guidance, no real goal setting. >> reporter: the wasn't just kept piling on. at 6' 6 he got up to 375 pounds. >> there was also a lot of depression going on. >> five more are please. >> reporter: desperate to get healthy physically and emotionally he hired a personal trainer. >> three more. it's about dealing with the personal issues, the personal obstacles and setting something up that meets them at their place of need and then following up over time. >> reporter: the demand for persona
a sign that reads -- quote closed to mourn the loss of america that our forefathers endowed to us. end quote. while some agree with the store owner that he has a right to express his opinion, others say the move upset them and they are no longer going to do business with him. the newseum is already gearing up for the inauguration. yesterday they lined the entrance every day with the front pages from newspapers across the country all proclaiming the president of getting re-elected. and since the inaugural parade passes by the building on pennsylvania avenue the newseum is offering up a special inauguration day viewing package for $100 visitors can view the inauguration on a giant screen and they'll also have a warm place to watch the parade. tickets go on sale today for newseum members and then next thursday to the general public. >>> still ahead on the news at noon, ever wonder why and how storms get their name this is we'll explain that there's a secret -- names? we'll explain that there's a secret behind the weather name game. more on that when we come back. >>> welcome back. now bac
a is the:hock how america's owe -- coming up at 7:00 how america's obesity epidemic is spawning thousands of new jobs. >>> still ahead in this half hour a soldier story, a vietnam vet comes to washington to honor the men he left behind. >> only a couple degrees higher today but without the wind, it felt more pleasant. officially 58 and 39 go in the books, averages still 61 and 43, record high 79 and the record low 26. we'll come back, talk about the weekend, let you know if the 70s are still headed our way. >> plus new york finds a way to help ease long lines at the gas pump, those stories and more just ahead. >>> it's good if you have an odd license plate in new york city on this first day of gas rationing in new york city and long island. cars are supposed to fill up on alternate days and so far it appears to be working. >> i think it's great. it's moving great. >> i've been in line hours before this odds and evens. now the line is only five minutes long. >> so new jersey started rationing last weekend after superstorm sandy disrupted fuel deliveries and created long lines at the pump.
'll continue our look at america's obesity academic. it turns out that our pets are following our leads. coming up, we'll take a look at a program designed to not pack too much pounds. >>> an update on the colleague, bruce leshan and what he and his family are dealing with after a tree crashed into their home when super storm sandy hit our area. top? >>> temperatures below average. but the wind made it feel much cooler than the actual numbers. 56 and ho will go in the books. we had a trace of snow again in the second row at nationals. records, 81 and 27. we'll come back and talk about the winds going down and temperatures going up. >>> but first a landmark church becomes a scene of a massive traffic jam in potomac. why they might be slowing down to look at it yet again for tomorrow. >>> we've got a commuter alert tonight if you travel to montgomery county. and that is because of the bbc, they are filming a movie in a church in that area. and that filming will be expected to run from 6:00 in the morning until 6:00 tomorrow. look out for traffic again. >>> on metro, the upcoming three-day weekend
and looking more and more like the whole face of america and i think that bodes well for the president and clearly for tim. >> reporter: likes like we have high voter turnout in the virginia suburbs, a four-hour wait for folks to vote. what does that mean for virginia and where virginia stands and who they're picking for president when you have a huge voter turnout in northern virginia. >> a couple of points, it's crazy in 2012, no matter who you're voting for that you have to wait for four hours to vote. we have to get that fixed before 2016. clearly northern virginia as its population continues to grow has more weight in the state. you remember when i ran for gfr, northern virginia is not that important. it is now the heavyweight in the state and that's the area the president and tim kaine will do better in. >> reporter: senator mark warner thank you for spending time with us. back to you, derek. >> we will note that cbs news has already called a from you races, they giffinin and kentucky to mitt romney and vermont to president obama no. surprises there. they're also giving vermont
these offers. that's the way america works, apparently. >> the book is very favorable to -- >> one of the reviews said, it's not written by a reporter, it's written by an accolite. obviously she thinks very highly of him. >> is there a dark side to petraeus? i don't see it. >> but he can't -- yeah, but he can't continue -- anyway was in charge of afghanistan command, baghdad operations, leader of central command, cia director, leader of the insurgency doctrine, one of the most 100 -- >> he can't continue tin job that he has with a different set of rules for himself and everybody else who works for him. he knew that. he resigned. the president accepted the resignation, end of story. >> you said is there more to this. we cannot talk about this affair without talking about libya and benghazi. all of this was going on. he knew the fbi was investigating him for this affair while he was talking to congress about what happened on september 11th in benghazi, and during the initial report to congress in early september, he told them he felt it was a spontaneous attack, not a result of terro
ahead on 9news, fighting back against america's epidemic of obesity. >>> plus right after the break, less than a week remains until the big election. and neither presidential candidate is holding anything back in the final push. >>> out on the campaign trail, president barack obama out on the stumps today after taking some time off dealing with super storm sandy. the president wasted no time in confronting mitt romney's twist on bringing change to washington. >> he's saying he's the candidate for change. let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering, sure ain't change. >> mitt romney is concentrating on virginia today as he was toning down his speech after sandy, but today, he was back on the attack. >> these are critical times, an election of consequence. an election where you're not going to shape the country for four years, but for a generation. >> and get this, according to clear politics, barack obama and mitt romney are in a dead heat tied at 47.7% of the votes nationwide. >>> a live look outside. topper shutt will be along in ju
the exact same description reported in some of the previous attacks. >>> still ahead, battling america's obesity epidemic one teenager at a time. >>> and right after the break, puppets get ready to take over our streets. we'll tell you what it's all about. >>> some new fines go into effect monday for d.c. speedsters caught on speed camera. folks going 1 to 15 miles per hour over will have their fines reduced but if you are going more than 25 mails over will you pay an extra 50. >>> there's track work on the metro beginning tonight through sunday. the orange, blue, and red lines will be impacted. the rosslyn and arlington cemetery stations will be shut down. and supporters of public tv will take to the streets of washington in what is being called the million puppet march. it's all in response to mitt romney's plan to eliminate funding for pbs. the rally begins at 10:00 a.m. atright now. topper isage minutes to tell you about that chilly forecast. plus, fighting childhood obesity. how one maryland hospital is helping overweight kids live healthier. >>> in tonight's health alert we conti
. that includes jpmorgan chase, citigroup, wells fargo, bank of america and pnc. most of those banks are waiving their fees until november 7th. >>> investors overseas waited on the sidelines ahead of the u.s. presidential selection. tokyo's nikkei dipped a half of a percent. the hang seng lost half of a percent. wall street ended on a sour note. the dow lost 139 points while the nasdaq was down 37 points. even though gas has been hard to come by in storm stricken areas prices at the pump are trickling down. the price of a gallon of regular has slipped 21 cents over the last two weeks. the nationwide average is now $3.55. it's the struggle around here to get it, though. >> i was about to say. that's the talk of the town. ashley, good to see you. coming up, the investigation into a child killed by wild dogs at a zoo exhibit after he fell off a railing. this is the morning news. jack?! looks good ladies! jack! come on, stop the car. jack! no, no, no, no, no! the only thing more surprising than finding the perfect gifts.. niice. ...is where you find them. how did you know? i had a little help. this
, if i think that she would be the best person to serve america in the capacity of the state department, then i will nominate her. that's a determination i've made yet. >> pelley: this will be a donnybrook. so we asked wyatt andrews to fill us in. >> reporter: ambassador rice ignited the controversy with her assertion five days after the benghazi assault that there was no evidence it was a terrorist attack. this was rice on cbs' "face the nation." >> we do not have information at present that leads us to conclude that this was premeditate or preplanned. >> reporter: but by that time, several intelligence reports had called it a preplanned attack and republicans complained that rice had been misleading. senators mccain and graham escalated the name call today. >> and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if he didn't know better she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> reporter: when the president then demanded that mccain and graham come after him instead, mccain did. >> if the president thinks that we are picking on people, he really does not have any ide
are not the policies that america needs for the future. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. the painfully slow recovery continues in the aftermath of hurricane sandy's widespread destruction. transportation is gradually being restored and power is coming back little by little and people are struggling to dig out from a munten of debris. at least 90 deaths are blamed on the storm. property damage estimated from $30 billion to $50 billion, that would make it the second costliest storm in u.s. history, only behind hurricane katrina. 4.6 million customers have no power from east coast to the midwest. randall, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. we like to talk about the good news. the amazing hard work that is being done to recover, but so much was lost and still so much work remaining to be done. it's all taking a toll. you didn't have to look hard to find frustrat
the united states of america is the greatest nation on earth! >> a president aiming for four more years. >> this is about america, the country we love. it's in trouble. it needs our help. we're going to take it back and make sure america remains the hope of the earth. >> a challenger remaining to stop him. it's been a long road for them and for us. >> in america we celebrate success. we don't apologize for success. >> if you reject the notion that our government is forever beholden to the highest bidder. >> the convention speeches. >> took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi anarch of terror. >> he did -- an act of terror. >> he did, in fact, call it an act of terror. >> you said a little while ago we should still have troops in iraq. >> the post debate things. >> i need iowa. >> you know where i stand. turn out to vote for me. >> and finally the voting and the president reelected. well, as americans we do like to think of ourselves as exception ark but as we discovered during our -- exceptional, but as we discovered during our voting systems last night, we are
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veterans for reminding why america is and always will be the greatest nation on earth. >> -- on cbs "this morning." >> many people are saying off the record this feels a little homeland. >> welcome to cbs "this morning" as america celebrates the official veterans day holiday. one veteran in particular is at the center of a growing scandal in washington. this morning we'll have more on the resignation of cia director david petraeus. >> the retired army general admits he was having an extramarital fair happen his resignation happened so fast and unexpectedly one senator said it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: good morning. sources say the sudden downfall of cia director david petraeus was rooted in jealousy. the fbi uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell after she sent harassing emails to another woman who broadwell thought was too close to petraeus. sources identified the second woman jill kelly. she's a civilian who has social connections to the central command which period pet held from 2008120. kelly told the fbi she received anonymou
the pentagon is investigating america's top general in afghanistan. >> and it's connected to david petraeus' resignation as the head of the c.i.a. general john allen succeeded petraeus as the head of the international coalition in afghanistan. a defense official says the investigation centers on possibly inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. kelley is the florida woman who alerted the f.b.i. about threatening e-mails she got. >> if you know my ser, like i said -- my sister, like i said she's a dedicated mother and dedicated wife. >> it's believed the e-mails kelley felt threatened came from broadwell. broadwell is the woman who wrote the biographer about petraeus who became involved in an extramarital affair. john allen denies he's done anything wrong and remains in command. >>> the biggest of the three rescue boats in the d.c. fire department's fleet is in need of massive repairs. the john glenn is 50 years old. thanks to a missed application deadline, its coast guard application has expired. it needs $700,000 worth of repairs, including to its communication system. 9news reporter preeti
addressing what's the biggest threat to the game's popularity, football status as america's favorite sport is in for a long run. >> he's on his way and gone. >> reporter: for cbs "this morning" i'm jim acle rod in new york. >> roger goodell has been the nfl's commissioner since 2006. he discussed nfl's role in making football safer for all players. roger goodell joins us now. welcome. >> good morning, charlie. >> you spoke to this issue yesterday. has the nfl done enough to stop concussions and to recognize when they happen? >> i don't think you ever do enough. what we talked about yesterday was a comprehensive approach to tell people what we have done but we still believe we have more work to do. >> does that very speech suggest you were worried about the public perception of the nfl in. >> no to get the dialogue going. we believe part of our responsibility is to bring recognition to this injury. an injury that happens in other sports, football is one of our major challenges and we want to show people what we're doing in football to make not only football safer but i think we'll make all
, i think that it's very important that we recognize that the united states of america has got to push as hard as we can to resolve this israeli-palestinnian issue. and so many events are-- hinge on making that process go forward. >> schieffer: well, what can the president do to get that process going? first thing, obviously, is to get this-- get some sort of a cease-fire in place here? >> well, the first thing i would do is not do what he did back in 2009 and have preconditions on israel and settlement. that made it a nonstarter among other things. the second thing i would do, i would find someone even as high-ranking, frankly, as former president bill clinton to go and be the negotiator. i know he'd hate me for saying th, but we need a person of enormous prestige and influence to have these parties sit down together as an honest broker. but we have a lot of work to do to regain some credibility because we're crumbling all over the middle east . al qaeda is on the comeback. you saw in the last couple of days, fighting between the kurds ankurds and iraqi on the border. the whole mali s
, the u-2 lead singer wasn't there to perform. he was joined by the head of bank of america to discuss social enterprise. social movements can create major change, he talked about. >>> so we knew it couldn't last forever. the rain has moved in this evening. will it stick around for tomorrow's commute and when does it start getting colder, topp? >> go ahead and tack in ten minutes on your morning commute. it will be a wet commute. the rain and showers are here. heavier embedded areas of rain pushing through frederick and also through leesburg and loudoun county, frederick county. we'll zoom in a little bit. it's going to get heavier as we go through the night. light activity between baltimore and d.c. on i-95. this is pretty heavy activity now. just clearing frederick in portions of the southern frederick county, and move along i-70 as we go through the next half an hour or so. here's the latest image now. very heavy rain up to 70 passenger man town and south of frederick. pretty heavy rain out toward leesburg and also not far from 50. so look at these temperatures, because we're lookin
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. >>> the department of defense is investigating america's top military official in afghanistan. >> the investigation is linked to david petraeus, the former head of the c.i.a. >> reporter: general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces in afghanistan is now linked to the f.b.i. investigation involving his predecessor. >> i want to thank you all so much for being here this morning. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta confirms the department of defense is investigating allen and a senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e- mails with jill kelley, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petraeus's resignation as head of the c.i.a. >> if you know my sister, like i said, she's a dedicated mother and dedicated wife. >> reporter: she first went to the f.b.i. when she left threatening e- mails from an anonymous source. the e-mails were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. broadwell was having an affair with petraeus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival. the agency would n
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